Design Our Ryde winner

15 Aug, 2016

The international architectural competition for the Ryde Civic Hub Precinct, has been won by the Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, China, with a striking, multi-functional destination design concept. The winner was announced by the Jury chair, Peter Poulet, after an eight month search which saw 175 architectural firms from 47…

Life Off Grid

14 Sep, 2016

'Life Off Grid' trailer from Jonathan Taggart on Vimeo. Could You Handle It? Off-grid is not a state of mind. It is not about being out of touch, living in a remote place, or turning off your mobile phone. Off-grid simply means living without a connection to the electric and…

Designer Notes with Anthony Chan

26 Oct, 2015

Anthony Chan of Chan Architecture shares a project on AWS’s Designer Notes series.Thornbury Artist’s Studio is an artist’s studio in the backyard of an existing house. The brief was to create a beautifully detailed, creative space for painting and sculpturing that would encourage and inspire creativity.  

Kennedy Nolan’s Warehouse conversion

21 Sep, 2015

Carlton Warehouse Carlton warehouse designed by Kennedy Nolan Architects is a unique, private house built on a site bound by the walls of a former industrial building with a garden on two sides in inner city Carlton. From the outside, it gives a sense of creativity, the unknown and wonder….

green magazine presents designbook

15 Jul, 2015

green magazine’s designbook includes over 150 projects from the pages of green magazine and an extensive listing of supplier products and services for visitors to search, collate and share.

Design innovations are blowing in the wind

9 Jun, 2015

RMIT researchers are using state-of-the-art modelling techniques to study the effects of wind on cities, paving the way for design innovations in building, energy harvesting and drone technology. The turbulence modelling studies will allow engineers to optimise the shape of buildings, as well as identify areas of rapid airflow within…

Ecoliv’s modular design

27 Apr, 2015

AWS Designer Notes, Interview with Ashley Beaumont from Ecoliv about award winning modular home designs featuring Vantage aluminium windows and doors. For more information visit: AWS Ecoliv

Grow It Local Melbourne 2015

17 Apr, 2015

Grow It Local – Melbourne 2015 from SLF on Vimeo. Grow it Local Melbourne celebrates backyard, balcony, community and windowsill food farming in urban areas. It’s about supporting local food producers, sharing growing know-how and bringing people together. As part of the 2015 Sustainable Living Festival Grow it Local targeted…

Fair Food

11 Nov, 2014

Fair Food is Australia‚Äôs first feature-length documentary that tells the story of our farmers, social entrepreneurs and communities pioneering new approaches to food production, marketing and distribution. After a year of production by The Field Institute and Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance, the premiere screenings of this very special documentary will…

green Talks Timber

10 Nov, 2014

Green magazine recently held its sixth in a series of green Talks, on the topic of timber. Kennedy’s director Michael Kennedy presented an overview of the timber sourcing considerations and the benefits of using wood. Emma Young from Phooey Architects discussed architectural benefits of using timber. Allpress Roastery provided the…